Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado

David Brooks will be the Community Foundation's guest for their Making a Difference Speaker Series, via Zoom on February 15, 4:30 – 5:30 PM.

Brooks is a New York Times columnist, political analyst and commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered.

He spoke to KSUT's Tami Graham this week about how the past year has affected his perspective on recent political and social turmoil and the importance of community.

Their interview will be broadcast Tuesday, February 9, at 2:30 PM on KSUT and is also posted here:


The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado is spearheading a regional effort to increase local participation in Colorado Gives Day, December 8, 2020. Beginning this week, donors may schedule their donations through swcogives.org and support local nonprofits with an online donation. 

KSUT's Tami Graham spoke with Tracy Pope, Marketing & Grants Manager for the Community Foundation about this year's campaign:


The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado has been administering the region's Community Emergency Relief Funds, as related to COVID-19.  Tami Graham spoke with Briggen Wrinkle for an update on both their fundraising and two rounds of grant funds to frontline non-profits:

 


KSUT’s Tami Graham spoke with Briggen Wrinkle from the Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado about their efforts to raise and distribute over $100,000 in direct response to the COVID-19 crisis in our region.


Erik Weihenmayer is an inspirational athlete and best-selling author of No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon. KSUT's Tami Graham spoke with Erik by phone in advance of his "No Barriers" presentation for the Community Foundation Making A Difference Speaker Series, on January 24.

Listen here:

Michael Franti and his trio, featuring Victoria Canal and Carl Young, joined KSUT for a special in-studio session on December 18. View the KSUT video here, and enjoy their performance of "The Flower", from the new album Stay Human, Vol II, due out on January 25.